MACUL 3410 Belle Chase Way, Suite 100 Lansing, MI 48911 517.882.1403 517.882.2362 (fax) firstname.lastname@example.org
MACUL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and an affiliate organization of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
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Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning
Igniting learning through meaningful collaboration and innovation
How WE CAN HELP YOU:
Special Interest Groups
MACUL is an influential organization that drives education technology policy at the state and national level. MACUL members enjoy a strong, collective voice that is recognized and respected by decision makers in Michigan and across the country.
Special Interest Groups (SIGS) provide member who have similar interests a way to share information and learn from one another.
MACUL member advantages: • Conferences and workshops • Communication and publications • Awards and grants • Reduced rates and discounts on courses and other online resources
Who We Are and What We Do: The Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) is a dynamic organization whose members are actively engaged in the field of education technology. It was established in 1975 to provide teachers, administrators, technicians and support personnel with a forum for sharing knowledge about the many ways computers and technology are used to support education and ensure student success. Today, MACUL has over 8,000 members across the state. MACUL supports its members in a variety of ways including an annual conference held in Grand Rapids (even numbered years) and Detroit (odd numbered years), smaller regional conferences, conferences on various current topics related to education technology, a quarterly Journal, grants for innovative uses of technology, and through a Ning community of over 5,000 educators from the United States and 42+ countries, and through advocacy initiatives. MACUL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
MACUL provides specific services and support for each of these groups: • • • • • • • • • •
Computer Science (CS) Computer Technicians (TECH) Elementary Education (EE) Media Specialists (MS) Multimedia (MM) Online Learning (OL) Professional Learning (PL) Special Education (SPED) Technology Coordinators (TC) Webmasters (WEB)
MACUL is committed to igniting learning through meaningful collaboration and innovation MACUL strives to be a catalyst of innovation in education by strengthening relationships among educators, leading pedagogical change, and empowering schools with world-class professional development opportunities. One of those opportunities is the annual MACUL Conference in March of each year. The conference provides attendees with: • • • • • • •
The largest annual education conference in Michigan Opportunities to learn best practices from speakers that are recognized statewide and nationally Quality pre-conference workshops sponsored by MACUL’s top notch Special Interest Groups Over 100 general, hands on and Bring Your Own Device sessions highlighting current and emerging trends An extensive exhibit hall where exhibitors demonstrate resources supporting teaching, learning and leading Opportunities to network with and learn from thousands of attendees in person and through social media Demonstrations by students showcasing applications of technology in academic areas
Over 35 years of providing educators, administrators and technical personnel with a forum for the advancement of education through technology